The effort to undermine minority voting

The effort to undermine minority voting

Victor Landa October 1, 2018

I see a clear method to the apparent madness of Texas redistricting. I fear that Texas is moving toward redistricting based on voter population only — disadvantaging minority voting — […]

Congressional candidate Gina Ortiz Jones addresses students

Victor Landa September 28, 2018

For Democratic candidate Gina Ortiz Jones, representation doesn’t “mean a more colorful picture, it means our voices, our experiences are at the table and impacting these decisions that affect our […]

In McAllen, Texas, Hotbed of Immigration Enforcement, All-Latino District Gets an A on State’s New School Report Card

Victor Landa August 27, 2018

When the Texas Education Agency released its first, long-debated A-F report cards for school districts, no one cheered louder than the teachers and administrators in the McAllen Independent School District, […]

Today’s Latino News Headlines – 8/27/18

Victor Landa

Today’s Latino news headlines, curated for the NewsTaco community: Irony: I saw this movie this past weekend and the plot is archetypal telenovela. It’s like a Selena song. ‘Crazy Rich” […]

Today’s Latino News Headlines – August 7, 2018

Victor Landa August 7, 2018

Black Man Who Filmed Latino Workers Striking Is Fired from His Job, Regrets Nothing – The Root Remeber this guy with the running commentary from yesterday’s headlines? He recorded a group of Latino […]

Audiences are shrinking for Hispanic- and black-oriented U.S. news media

Victor Landa August 1, 2018

In a fact sheet released this week, Pew looks at how “news media made by and for the two largest racial/ethnic minority groups in the United States — blacks and Hispanics” […]

Appalachia has a booming Hispanic business and population — and its growing food scene is making an impact

Victor Landa

From strip malls to historic downtown landmarks, buildings across Appalachia today are telling stories of a changing region. Former nail salons, once-stately banks and empty storefronts are beginning fresh chapters […]